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UserRegistration says that the registration of new users is temporarily disabled

After a fresh installation of Foswiki user registration is impossible. UserRegistration states that the registration of new users is temporarily disabled although it's enabled in the configuration.

-- HeinerKelle - 25 Jan 2009

Answer

More often than not, this is due to the data dir not being writeable by the web server, or the foswiki/data/.htpasswd file not being writeable by the web server.

There should be an Apache error log and/or warnXXXXXX.txt entry telling you more details.

-- SvenDowideit - 25 Jan 2009

The problem was that I forgot to change the file owner of foswiki/data/.htpasswd after creating it by adding the user for the configuration.

-- HeinerKelle - 26 Jan 2009

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Topic revision: r8 - 07 Feb 2009, ArthurClemens - This page was cached on 21 Aug 2018 - 12:11.

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